Recent Happenings

LEED Accredited Professional
Randy White, CEO of White Hutchinson, recently attended comprehensive training to become a LEED Accredited Profession. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, a program administered by the Green Building Council to certify green buildings. Buildings can obtain LEED certification based upon a point system, with certification levels ranging from Certified to Platinum.

Our company is currently working on the full design of a Children's Discovery Play Center for the Lake County, Indiana Parks Department to be located in the Three Rivers Park in Gary and Lake Station, Indiana (the city lines bisect the site). The project is seeking to become LEED certified.

KABOOM Play U Conference

Vicki Stoecklin, Education & Child Development Director, has attended a 3-day U Play Conference sponsored by KABOOM. Workshops covered topics such as the community build-process for playground planning, fundraising, leveraging public support, recruiting and motivating volunteers and a daylong hands-on experience in building a community playground with other volunteers.